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DBMS > Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Riak TS vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Riak TS vs. ToroDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Bigtable  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
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Score3.64
Rank#91  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#339  Overall
#49  Document stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigtableriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.torodb.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docswww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperGoogleBasho Technologies8Kdata
Initial release201520152016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesselectable replication factorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)noAccess rights for users and roles

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